1. reedak

    Democracy calls into question after Trump election

    1. According to Roger Scruton, a writer and philosopher, "Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom." Despite being "the best innovator in the world" as claimed by Navarro, America seems to have no talent...
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    Princeton Study: US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

    Princeton Study: US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy From a BBC article: .
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    The Civil War: Democracy in Action,or What?

    Those who claim to love the constitution and claim that it must be read and understood word for word always seem to neglect the events which led to the bloodiest war in american history;the civil war. if the constitution -and i think it has some great ideas- represented man's best hope for the...
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    Towards Democracy

    A DISCUSSION PAPER Democracy in politics Historic roots, current expression and what we must do to make government a more democratic institution. UK Parliament has hardly changed from its Cromwellian seventeen-century beginnings; members still make their own rules and answers to no one...
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    Modern day Definition of Democracy: ''Government of the Rich; For the Rich

    Abraham Lincoln got a bullet in his skull by chanting democracy as “government of the people for the people and by the people.” Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated due to demanding the rights of the people. Gandhi and Liaqat Ali Khan were murdered brutally due to their uncompromising...
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    Wall Street protests - not on any news channel - This is democracy

    US news channels are keeping quiet about ongoing Wall Street protests. UN resolution against Syria was double vetoed by Russia/China which also did not make it to US news channel. You can see that on BBC. South Carolina (a repug state) requires drivers to buy liability insurance or pay...
  7. Nicholas Popov

    When capitalism and communism will become anachronism: A New Form of Democracy.

    [FONT=&quot]When capitalism and communism will become anachronism, "the messiahs" of new political religions will continue to proselytize "lost sheep" and set them at loggerheads for the purpose of the own crowning. But the chronic error freedom fighters provoking lovers of royal honors and...
  8. deanhills

    Is the US a democracy or plutocracy?

    In your opinion do you think the US is still a democracy? It would appear that people only really participate briefly during election day, and then from that moment forwards, they have no power at all. Legislation that is logically not good and popularly criticized still gets passed as there...
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    Iran: a budding democracy in 1953: what destroyed that democracy?

    Guys, come along with me on a trip back in time. The year was 1951. Doctor Mossadegh was voted president of Iran and the election was done fairly and by the will of the iranian people. Mossadegh was educated (had a PHD) Mossadegh was progressive Mossadegh was pro democracy Mossadegh was peaceful...